[time-nuts] Large Qty HP C-Beam Tubes available
shawn at xmtservices.net
Sat Jan 15 23:56:34 UTC 2011
I would also be interested in a few, I have 2 5061's with probably bad
tubes and would take the chance...
On Sat, 2011-01-15 at 12:25 -0500, wa1zms at att.net wrote:
> I, for one would be very willing to take a chance on one or two tubes
> and see if there is any life left in them, but sadly I live in Va.
> I have e-mailed a friend in Boulder to see if he ever heads out in
> your direction but I don't think he does very often.
> Please keep me in mind if you uncover a way to address the shipping
> issue or if another steps up to buy the lot, as I would be willing to
> contact them as well.
> -Brian Justin, WA1ZMS
> Forest, VA
> On Jan 15, 2011, at 8:07 AM, "gbusg" <gbusg at comcast.net> wrote:
> > Regarding the various discussions regarding CS reservoir depletion...
> > I should probably mention that I'm helping the family of my friend,
> > the late
> > Chuck Norton (who owned Frequency Standards and Services in Colorado
> > Springs) with their sale of the equipment Chuck had in his lab and
> > inventory. We've been selling the more "generic" equipment on eBay,
> > but
> > holding some of the time & freq. stuff for now in case time-nuts
> > folks want
> > some of it.
> > There's a large qty of used (mostly HP) Cesium Beam Tubes. I didn't
> > count
> > them yet, but going by memory I'd say there might be 10 or 15 of them.
> > Probably mostly for the HP 5060A and HP 5061A.
> > If anybody's interested, I can inventory the exact part numbers of
> > those
> > tubes for you. Keep in mind they're all used tubes in unknown
> > condition. So
> > we must assume they don't work. Probably they can be had for a very
> > low,
> > reasonable price - but the family says that, due to the DOT-SP11401
> > paperwork & complications when shipping cesium beam tubes, they
> > would prefer
> > local pickup (in Colorado Springs) on the tubes. So that might make it
> > difficult - unless someone will be passing through Colorado Springs,
> > or they
> > have suggestions on how to easily ship the tubes?
> > Contact me off list if for further information.
> > My best,
> > Greg
> > P.S. There are also quite a few HP 5061A and other similar time &
> > frequency
> > pieces (e.g., several HP 5087A, etc.). I've not yet tested any of
> > that
> > stuff, so don't know the condition. Probably at least his main
> > cesium beam
> > standard (that was part of his NIST time & frequency service system)
> > works
> > well.
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